Re: Tank woes
Posted by Mark W on 7/7/2011, 8:17 am, in reply to "Re: Tank woes"
Thanks Dread, |
I dont think that tank would work because it doesnt have the hole underneath for the fuel pressure return pipe for the DFI.
I can't beleive it could be this bad as until I started rubbing it down, all the tank showed was 1 small pin hole and a couple of tiny bubbles in paintwork.
I've been recommended a tig welding magician to see later so I'm hoping he's got a mighty impressive wand to wave over it!
Oh Er, that sounds a bit wrong but I hope you know what I mean
: ouch thats bad, about the same as the tank I
: had to weld up. I can't speak for magic
: metal and if it would work but to me your
: only would be to buy a new second hand tank.
: Not many are going to be that bad. I just
: checked the one I emailed you about and it's
: didn't sell
: Might be a good idea to bite the bullet and
: buy it and at least ride with a colour
: mismatch for the rest of the season and have
: it painted in the winter.
: --Previous Message--
: Hi Dread, like the idea of new site but
: sure to post here or on the new one so I
: thought try here first.
: Had a great ride out to Ludgeshall the other
: night to what was the biggest bike meet I've
: ever been to.
: Problem is brimmed the tank on the way and
: then rode some REALLY pot holed roads, when
: I got there tank was leaking from 1 pin hole
: near fuel tap.
: Having now rubbed the tank down, its full of
: A link to my Photobucket pics if anyone
: wants to take a look.
: So a few questions
: 1, Will "Magic Metal" get me
: through the summer, dont mind it looking
: rough, just didn't want to miss the rest of
: 2, Is it repairable
: 3, Whats my options
: I'm just worried that even if I can find a
: tank surely I run the risk of it being
: exactly the same
: I feel like I've had part of me amputated
: Cheers Mark.